New York Times, Tuesday, June 24, 1997

Author: Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor: Will Shortz
Stephanie Spadaccini
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Spadaccini. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1997, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stage between egg and pupa : LARVA
6. "Durn it!" : DANG
10. Head of hair, slangily : MOP
13. "Silas Marner" author : ELIOT
14. Exploiters : USERS
16. Eggs : OVA
17. Teensy-weensy piece of beef? : MINUTESTEAK
19. Seat in St. Paul's : PEW
20. ___ Rosa, Calif. : SANTA
21. 1984 World Series champs : TIGERS
23. The sun : SOL
26. Johnnie Ray hit of the 50's : CRY
27. Biblical king : HEROD
28. Sleazy : TRASHY
30. Sandlot sport : SOFTBALL
33. Cottonlike fiber : RAMIE
34. Without : MINUS
35. Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
36. Got 100 on : ACED
37. Dot on a monitor : PIXEL
38. Tiny bit : IOTA
39. ___-de-France : ILE
40. Radius, ulna, etc. : BONES
41. U.C.L.A. player : BRUIN
42. Big North Carolina industry : TEXTILES
44. "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" actress ___ Headly : GLENNE
45. Kind of bean : CACAO
46. Old French coin : SOU
47. ___ es Salaam : DAR
48. Tom Canty, in a Mark Twain book : PAUPER
50. Pedestals, e.g. : BASES
52. Mornings, for short : AMS
53. What stand-up comics do to keep their material shiny? : POLISHJOKES
58. Soupy Sales missile : PIE
59. Long bout : SIEGE
60. Vicinities : AREAS
61. Catalogue contents : ADS
62. Some P.T.A. members : DADS
63. Long (for) : YEARN
1. Moon craft, for short : LEM
2. Actress MacGraw : ALI
3. ___ Tin Tin : RIN
4. "Comment allez-___?" : VOUS
5. Embassy worker : ATTACHE
6. Name for a cowpoke : DUSTY
7. Movie pooch : ASTA
8. Society page word : NEE
9. Like a proper rescuee : GRATEFUL
10. Ride an engine-powered bike? : MOPEDAROUND
11. Finished : OVER
12. Furry feet : PAWS
15. Poodle and dirndl, e.g. : SKIRTS
18. Professor 'iggins : ENRY
22. Sailor : GOB
23. Sea route : STRAIT
24. Delphic shrine : ORACLE
25. "My gold dress isn't back from the cleaners yet" and others? : LAMEEXCUSES
27. Sharpens : HONES
29. Caesar of "Caesar's Hour" : SID
30. At ___ and sevens : SIXES
31. Chicana : LATINA
32. Horseshoes shot : LEANER
34. Sal of "Giant" : MINEO
37. Instant picture : POLAROID
38. Anger : IRE
40. They're big in gyms : BICEPS
41. Colorful, crested bird : BLUEJAY
43. Strike lightly : TAP
44. "No kidding!" : GOSH
46. MS. enclosures : SASES
48. Madonna's "___ Don't Preach" : PAPA
49. In the center of : AMID
50. Dallas's nickname : BIGD
51. Achy : SORE
54. Meadow : LEA
55. Mauna ___ : KEA
56. It may be pulled in charades : EAR
57. ID digits : SSN

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